The Dutch defense is a highly popular opening nowadays with the idea to get a sharp and assymetrical position against 1.d4. Together with the second part, the book gives the reader a full Dutch repertoire with black. The first volume will be useful for players who want to play the Stonewall, the Ilyin-Zhenevsky or the Hort systems without allowing the French or the Pirc defences.
The Dutch defense is a highly popular opening nowadays with the idea to get a sharp and assymetrical position against 1.d4. Together with the first part, the book gives the reader a full Dutch repertoire with black. The second volume covers all the lines in which White plays g3 and develops the bishop to g2.
Play the Semi-Tarrasch! – Part 1 is an up-to-date release about one of the most popular openings
The second volume of the Play the Semi-Tarrasch set covers all variations without cxd5 Nxd5 e4
The readers will see many deep ideas, subtle maneuvers, unexpected regrouping of the pieces and of course a positionally justified masterpiece often finishes with a nice combination.
The follow up of the successfull tactics books of Csaba Balogh. The book consists 551 practical puzzles from the January of 2013 to the July of 2015.
The new series of middlegame books by Adrian Mikhalchishin and Georg Mohr starts with a volume about the center.
GM Matthieu Cornette shares his insights about one of the most popular openings nowadays – The Ragozin defense.
The Queen’s Gambit is one of the oldest and most reliable opening which is mainly based on positional and structural understanding. The author gives a perfect guide about it and if somebody masters it, he will be able to use it in his entire chess career. This opening will never run out of fashion, its strategical and positional ideas will not be refuted by the strong computers.
The basic concept of the book is simple but quite effective: various surveys on all aspects of the game, covering and explaining unrevealed or poorly explained ideas and paths. In the present book a total of 40 concepts are deeply analysed.
Bishop endgames are usually extremely tricky, with perhaps not so many theoretical positions to learn, but a lot of positions where the result is pretty unclear until the very end in a practical game. This is especially true of opposite-colored bishop endgames, where small nuances can decide the outcome of the game.